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Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun Kagoshima Prefecture
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Yakushima is a sea turtle island.<br>Sea turtle encounter rate in snorkeling is over 90%.<br>You will be able to meet multiple sea turtles while swimming.<br>Moreover, each individual can observe their life carefully without running away.<br>Take a peek into the peaceful and abundant sea where sea turtles live.<br>
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JHL wrote a review Feb 2019
Seoul, South Korea6,295 contributions552 helpful votes
This is the rocky view point at the end of Shiratani Unsuikyo Trail. It's not that hard to reach and has a great view.
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Date of experience: March 2018
ka7tnu wrote a review Jan 2019
Vancouver, Canada167 contributions7 helpful votes
We went there spring time. Usually, there is a rainy season but at the time it was really nice weather. Some people say that rain with this forest is real Yakushima forest scenery but Sunny day also very beautiful!
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Date of experience: May 2018
rie s wrote a review Oct 2018
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan170 contributions40 helpful votes
One of the highlight of the Shiratani Unsuikyo Trekking, make sure to go up to this peak/rock/Taikoiwa for an amazing view of the world below. For more, check hiddenjapanguide.com
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Date of experience: October 2018
gcincinnati wrote a review Jul 2018
Tokyo, Japan358 contributions60 helpful votes
It's the very end of the Shiratani 4-hour return hike, marker 16 on the map. And it will not be easy to get up there, but it's worth it for that view and sense of accomplishment when you finally make it to the top. Just go slowly and carefully on your way back down. Whoever
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Date of experience: July 2018
LaTinoco wrote a review Aug 2017
California241 contributions55 helpful votes
After a couple hours of hiking through the thick Genserin Shiratani rainforest, it is both magical and surreal to finally emerge from all the foliage to behold such a view. WOW. It was incredibly windy which made it even more majestic. We were there on a clear day and we
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Date of experience: May 2017
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